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  • Plot 29: A Memoir: LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD AND WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE

    by Allan Jenkins ...
    ‘When I am disturbed, even angry, gardening has been a therapy. When I don't want to talk I turn to Plot 29, or to a wilder piece of land by a northern sea. There, among seeds and trees, my breathing slows; my heart rate too. My anxieties slip away.’As a young boy in 1960s Plymouth, Allan Jenkins and his brother, Christopher, were rescued from their care home and fostered by an elderly couple. ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Plants That Can Kill

    101 Toxic Species to Make You Think Twice

    by Stacy Tornio ...
    Following the success of Plants You Can’t Kill, Tornio now takes a look at those plants that can actually kill you if you’re not careful. This book will offer up information to gardening enthusiasts of all levels about common plants that are toxic, poisonous, and even deadly. While the level of toxicity varies from each plant, all are considered deadly in one way or another to wild animals, family ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Wicked Plants

    The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities

    A tree that sheds poison daggers; a glistening red seed that stops the heart; a shrub that causes paralysis; a vine that strangles; and a leaf that triggered a war. In Wicked Plants, Stewart takes on over two hundred of Mother Nature’s most appalling creations. It’s an A to Z of plants that kill, maim, intoxicate, and otherwise offend. You’ll learn which plants to avoid (like exploding shrubs), ... Read more

    $18.47 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • How To Grow Your Own Vegetables (Short-e Guide)

    series Short-e Guides
    The benefits of vegetable gardening include knowing where your vegetables from, being in control of what - if any - chemicals come into contact with them, and unbeatable flavour!  You will never want to eat a supermarket carrot again. There is also something very special about planting seeds in the ground, watching them grow to maturity, and then harvesting them for your own food. This book will ... Read more

    $1.87 AUD

  • Companion Planting for the Kitchen Gardener

    Tips, Advice, and Garden Plans for a Healthy Organic Garden

    by Allison Greer ...
    Starting with the basics of organic gardening, such as how to prepare soil and the importance of cover crops and organic fertilizer, here—in full-color—are the principles of companion planting, how plants interact, and how to cultivate a healthy garden.Companion planting techniques have been used for centuries to facilitate better, more nutritious, and more abundant crops. Did you know:Beets will ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • How Plants Work

    The Science Behind the Amazing Things Plants Do

    “Makes the science of plant processes accessible to home gardeners.” —The American GardenerWhy do container plants wilt even when they’ve been regularly watered? Why did the hydrangea that thrived last year never bloom this year? Plant physiology—the study of how living things function—can solve these and most other problems gardeners regularly encounter. In How Plants Work, horticulture expert ... Read more

    $20.23 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Botany for Gardeners

    by Brian Capon ...
    “An outstanding and enjoyable introduction to botany, whether the reader is a gardener, or just a garden visitor.” —Bloomsbury ReviewWhat happens inside a seed after it is planted? How are plants structured? How do plants reproduce? The answers to these and other questions about complex plant processes can be found in the bestselling Botany for Gardeners. Written in accessible language, this must ... Read more

    $20.23 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Medicinal Gardening Handbook

    A Complete Guide to Growing, Harvesting, and Using Healing Herbs

    Dig into the world of herbal medicine with this complete guide to cultivating and harvesting plants with healing properties. For thousands of years people have been utilizing herbs and cultivating weeds found to speed the healing of wounds, soothe skin irritations, calm uneasy stomachs, and ward off illnesses. Now you can plan and grow your own garden first aid kit.In these pages, you’ll learn the ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Marijuana Grower's Handbook

    Your Complete Guide for Medical and Personal Marijuana Cultivation

    by Ed Rosenthal ...
    Ed Rosenthal's legacy handbook contains the foundational knowledge, tools, and methods to enable you to grow great marijuana—inside and out.All aspects of cultivation are covered, from the selection of varieties, setting up of the garden, through each stage of plant growth all the way to harvesting. Use efficient technology and save time, labor, and energy. Photographs throughout clarify ... Read more

    $26.39 AUD

  • Bonsai 101: Mimicking Nature with Bonsai Trees: Ultimate Guide to Creating Your Own Bonsai

    by Martha Stone ...
    series Gardening
    Whether you are a horticulturist wanting to expand your gardening portfolio or a pure hobbyist who have fallen in love with the mystery of the miniature trees, Bonsai 101: Mimicking Nature with Bonsai Trees will be a valuable read.Tackling expert tips on creating a beautiful bonsai, the book provides essential information that novice and even seasoned gardeners would find useful.Growing bonsai ... Read more

    $3.74 AUD

  • Heirloom Seeds: An Introduction to Organic Heirloom Seeds, Growing Them, and Their Benefits

    by Karen Elliot ...
    Get your copy of the best guide to heirloom seeds from Karen Elliot!You should be planting heirloom! Why you may ask? Well it is because of the many reasons you will learn inside this book. By planting heirloom you are truly self sufficient. One heirloom seed has 100s of years of history behind it. A true heirloom seed has fed 1000s of people throughout the years and will continue to feed ... Read more

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  • How to Grow Marijuana : Indoors - A Step-by-Step Beginners Guide to Growing Top-Quality Weed Indoors

    by Tom Whistler ...
    Always wanted to grow Marijuana on your own but you can’t wrap your finger around the task?This book will be everything you need to turn yourself into a certified green-thumb with the fuzzy plant. Here, you will walk through each stage of Cannabis growing like a pro and end up with the best product you’ve ever raised. Here, you will:Go through each step of the life cycle of Cannabis.Learn about ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Suburban Micro-Farm

    by Amy Stross ...
    Winner of the GOLD Nonfiction Book Award!Reduce your lawn and your grocery budget. Take gardening to the next level!Would you like to grow healthy food for your table? Do you want to learn the secrets of farming even though you live in a neighborhood? Author Amy Stross talks straight about why the suburbs might be the ideal place for a small farm.In these pages you'll learn:How to make your ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Guide to Straw Bale Gardening

    by Annika Walker ...
    Growing your own food at home is not only a great way to commune with nature, but it can also save you a great deal of money on your grocery bills. Unfortunately, many gardening methods require special containers, tools, and equipment which can be quite costly. Straw bale gardening, on the other hand, is very affordable and easy to do! In this book you will receive the following: An introduction ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD

  • The Complete Book of Herbs in Australia

    The definitive sourcebook for growing, harvesting and cooking

    by Jekka McVicar ...
    The definitive sourcebook for growing, harvesting and cooking herbs in Australia.Jekka McVicar is passionate about herbs and this passion permeates her authoritative and immensely practical book.Here she covers over 150 herbs – from the most common such as mint and basil to the more exotic, such as turmeric and lemon grass. For each herb she outlines various species, its history, cultivation, ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • Macro Photography for Gardeners and Nature Lovers

    The Essential Guide to Digital Techniques

    Gardeners and nature lovers delight in taking pictures—especially close-ups of flowers, butterflies, and insects. And though advances in digital camera technology have made taking, storing, and sharing photos easier than ever, taking top-quality pictures requires familiarity with both digital technology and the general principles of photography. Macro Photography for Gardeners and Nature Lovers ... Read more

    $23.75 AUD $21.11 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Hydroponics

    A Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners

    by Holly Tyler ...
    Hydroponics is a highly efficient method for growing plants and it is one that you can enjoy at home. A hydroponic garden is a little more complicated than a traditional garden and it takes time to set up, but once you get it going it is fairly easy to maintain. In this book you will receive an introduction to and explanation of hydroponics so you can try it for yourself. In this book you will ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD

  • Growing Japanese Maple Trees For Profit

    Learn How To Grow And Sell Japanese Maple Trees For Fun And Profit!

    Japanese maple trees are nearly perfect trees. They are easy to care for, have an elegant structure, sturdy proportions and striking leaves. Japanese maples have a year-round appeal: their colors radiate best in autumn, in winter, their bare branches form beautiful weeping outlines, their vibrant colors celebrate new life in spring, and in summer their leaves are in full colors of green, deep ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD

  • Straw Bale Gardens: Best Straw Bale Gardening For Vegetable Gardening

    by Diane Joel ...
    Want to build the perfect DIY garden?Diane Joel has created the ultimate straw bale gardening guide for those who are ready to take the next step in their gardening journey. This provides a range of gardening tips for those who want to succeed.A straw bale garden is easy to put together when you have a gardening handbook such as this in your hands at all times.Enjoy this straw bale gardening guide ... Read more

    $3.90 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Marijuana Growing Secrets: The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Personal and Medical Marijuana Cultivation Indoors and Outdoors. Discover How to Grow Top Quality Weed and Advanced Cannabis Growing Tips

    by Calvin Newman ...
    The Ultimate Blueprint For Growing Your Own Marijuana (Even If You've Never Grown A Plant Before)Do you have a health condition like chronic pain or a mental health issue where medical cannabis would help?Or are you simply interested in growing weed for recreational purposes but don't know where to start?Either way, this is the only cannabis growing book you'll ever need.This marijuana growing ... Read more

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  • Harmony: A New Way of Looking at Our World

    A practical guide to what we have lost in the modern world, why we have lost it and how easy it is to rediscover. Harmony is a blueprint for a more balanced, sustainable world that the human race must create to survive.Long before the phrase climate change was a universal catchphrase, His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales was studying the impact of industrialization on the environment. Now in ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Don't Throw in the Trowel

    Easy-Growing Gardening, #1

    series Easy-Growing Gardening #1
    At last, help for home food gardeners. The simple, month-by-month layout of Don't Throw in the Trowel will help gardeners grow a bounty of vegetables, fruits, and herbs. Grow luscious tomatoes, zucchini, cucumbers, melons, and more, and enjoy all the fresh produce (and give the surplus to family and friends) that your garden grows using these easy tips. Don't Throw in the Trowel: A Month-by-Month ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Japanese Zen Gardens

    by Russ Chard ...
    If you have ever wondered 'What is a Zen garden?' then this 50 page new publication for 2013 will tell you. Zen gardens are beautiful Japanese gardens steeped in history, religious meaning and a visual simplicity. There are many styles and many ingredients, Stones, Rocks, Moss, Sand, Gravel, Plants and Shrubs,Lanterns and Ornaments. Japanese Zen gardens is a book that introduces the reader to the ... Read more

    $5.49 AUD

  • The Regenerative Grower's Guide to Garden Amendments

    Using Locally Sourced Materials to Make Mineral and Biological Extracts and Ferments

    by Nigel Palmer ...
    Revitalize your garden—and go beyond compost—by making your own biologically diverse inoculants and mineral-rich amendments using leaf mold, weeds, eggshells, bones, and other materials available for little or no cost!In The Regenerative Grower’s Guide to Garden Amendments, experimental gardener and author Nigel Palmer provides practical, detailed instructions that are accessible to every grower ... Read more

    $29.91 AUD